|Grandmaster Mikheil Kekelidze (left) lost to FIDE Master Ben Dean-Kawamura in the final round of the 36th Annual Marchand Open 2014.|
|Grandmaster and United States Chess Champion Gata Kamsky (left) and FIDE Master Ben Dean-kawamura stand together as co-champions of the 36th Annual Marchand Open 2014.|
|This photo courtesy of the Democrat and Chronicle|
Thanks to organizer Ron Lohrman and tournament director Ken McBride
of the Rochester Chess Center for running an excellent tournament!
|Ron Lohrman (left), Ken McBride and Arianna Kharroubi|
Click this external link for Walter DeJong vs Akash Moothed
Click this external link for a great collection of Marchand games and tournament notes from Sam Copeland
Marchand tournament 2014 chess games (annotated or not) are welcome for publishing on this site (please submit embedded link from chess.com to your game and email to firstname.lastname@example.org) Abe Glasser will be providing his game with GM Gata Kamsky soon.
|36th Annual Marchand Open - March 8-9, 2014|
|Portrait of Dr. Erich Watkinson Marchand displayed at the Rochester Chess Center|
There are now 6 GMs on the list of players: Kekhelidze, Kudrin, Kamsky, Ivanov, Paragua and Lenderman.
Call the Chess Center for information at 585-442-2430.
|Grandmaster and United States Chess Champion Gata Kamsky |
will be playing in the 36th Annual Marchand Open Chess Tournament at the Strong Museum March 8-9.
|Grandmaster Alexander Ivanov|
|Grandmaster Alex Lenderman|
|Grandmaster Mikheil Kekelidze|
|Grandmaster Sergey Kudrin|
|Grandmaster Mark Paragua|
TLA (Tournament Life Announcement) for the 36th Annual Marchand Open Chess Tournament:
From Jennifer Shahade's YouTube collection: The Scoop with GM Gata Kamsky:
Mar. 5th: Wednesday Community Chess Club of Rochester at 7:30pm
Results (click for USCF ratings page):
22 players tonight.
Runnells, M 0-1 Lionti, M
Connelly, M 0-1 Strazzabosco, J
Patel, Arjun 1-0 Fuhrman, G
Glasser, A 1-0 Klug, B
Attaya, J 0-1 McBride, K
Carter, J 0-1 DeRisio, M
DeSantis, A 0-1 Carter, P
Saweikis, C 1/2-1/2 Phillips, P
Badamo, T 1/2-1/2 Cherin, S
Johnston, D 1-0 Kehoe, W
Chapman, T 1/2-1/2 Eckert, M
Mar. 8-9th: Marchand Open Chess Tournament at Strong Museum (no tournaments at Chess Center)
Mar. 31st: Spring Chess League at the Rochester Chess Center (Register by 6:30pm)
Apr. 14-18: Spring Break Chess Camp